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Hospira could use an acquisition of the Danone business to redomicle its tax headquarters in France in a deal known as a tax inversion.
Investors are honed in on consumer companies that use cocoa as a raw ingredient to see how they manage costs to protect the bottom line.
Mars Chocolate North America said that it will raise its prices by 7 percent "to offset rising costs," its first increase in three years.
European companies are set to see almost 18 percent growth in their second-quarter earnings, new data has shown.
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Rejoice, grocery shoppers! Food and grocery companies might just eat the cost of inflation themselves, executives told CNBC.
The Netherlands may be a small country, but if you’re an investor, Jim Cramer says there’s a big reason to like it.
U.S. health officials finalized guidelines for infant formula makers that aim to ensure products meet certain quality controls to keep them safe.
Although you may search the market far and wide for value, sometimes the best plays are right under your nose.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to gains on Wall Street Wednesday, buoyed by a strong finish on Tuesday when the S&P 500 set a new record following a batch of better than expected economic reports.
Swiss food group Nestle stepped up its drive into the fast-growing skincare market on Wednesday.
Navid Malik, head of life sciences research at Cenkos Securities, says Nestle is moving into dermatology, an area it feels is "underserved".
Amid thousands of pet illness complaints and an ongoing FDA investigation, PetSmart plans to pull the treats by March 2015.
The Chinese government has imposed new limits on foreign brands of milk powder and infant formula.
While stocks aren't as cheap as they were a year ago, Bill Nygren made four new portfolio additions.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, as Ukraine worries and fears about slowing demand in China weighed on stocks.
Swiss food giant Nestle on Tuesday reported first-quarter sales below analysts' expectations as a stronger Swiss franc took its toll.
Paul Bulcke, CEO of Nestle, tells CNBC's Eunice Yoon how the Swiss food giant is joining forces with local milk farms and districts to grow its business.
Big dividend staple stocks have attracted investors with their bond-like characteristics. Now, they are showing their dark side.
Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe discusses the future for water sustainability, and the risks from rising demand for energy and food.